Cory Wells


Age: 74

lead singer and founding member of the popular 1970's band Three Dog Night who sang on such hits as Never Been to Spain and Mama Told Me (Not to Come) when he formed Three Dog Night in 1967 with vocalists Danny Hutton and Chuck Negron lifting the name from Australian slang for especially cold weather as they added a backing band and became a top group over the next 10 years specializing in covers of songs by Randy Newman, Harry Nilsson, and Paul Williams, among others.

Cause of Death: In his sleep

Born: February 2, 1941

Died: October 20, 2015

Dunkirk, New York